Enhanced Points
of Interest

Provider: DMTI Spatial Inc.

The Enhanced Points of Interest (EPOI) file is a national database of over 1 million Canadian business and recreational points of interest. Engineered using CanMap Streetfiles, each EPOI has been accurately geocoded and precisely placed; two criteria that are fundamental to any successful location sensitive service.

This location enriched point of interest database allows users to see and analyze selected point of interest data in a given geographic area, enabling applications such as wireless location-based services (LBS), Web, Telematics, planning, real estate multiple listing services (MLS), retail site analysis, competitive and market research, intelligent routing, sales territory analysis, business and tourism.

The Enhanced Points of Interest are categorized by Major SIC Division, Major Groups (2-digit SIC), or 4 digit SIC.

Features

This data set fully integrates across the CanMap suite of mapping data products, and includes:

  • Coordinate location (X, Y)
  • Standard industry classification code (SIC)
  • Business or recreational names address, city, province, postal code, telephone number
  • Common Address Flag (CAF) allowing users to identify records with identical addresses
  • Attribute precision codes
  • Points of interest with enhanced attribution i.e. Health Care EPOI include information on number of beds available in a facility*

*DMTI Spatial sourced points of interest include:

  • Aerodromes
  • Border Crossings and Custom Offices
  • Car Pool Lots
  • Gas Stations
  • Car Rental Agencies
  • Shopping Centers & Strip Malls
  • Education & Health Care
  • Financial Institutions
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Golf Courses
  • Police Stations
  • Toll Booths
  • Tourist Information
  • Weigh Stations
  • Cinemas
  • Ski Centres

Benefits

Integrate CanMap street map and routing data, GeoPinpoint and the EPOI into your application and take advantage of these benefits:

  • Accurate proximity searching and analysis
  • Unrivaled nationwide coverage for comprehensive research
  • Competitive advantage using up-to-date data
  • Fully nested with CanMap

The Enhanced Points of Interest data can be ordered Canada-wide, by province and other custom areas. In addition, the data can be sold for either all Business Points or specific Major SIC Divisions, Major Groups (2 digit SIC), or 4 digit SIC. Flexible EPOI custom orders are available upon request. The EPOI data represents real world entities that are changing continuously. Every effort is made to make the data accurate and up-to-date, some errors and omissions will occur.

Formats

  • ESRI
  • MapInfo
  • Custom formats available upon request.

Projection

Unprojected latitude, longitude; NAD83

Please contact us for pricing information.

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